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MSNBC
Dec 14, 2012 2:30am PST
witnessed firsthand the tough fighting still being waged in the larger city of aleppo. >> reporter: the syrian regime appears to be cracking but the rebels remain outgun and unable to protect civilians, especially in aleppo. an ancient once-bustling city the size of chicago. we followed a rebel fighter. we're going to go to one of your sniper positions. he runs across intersections exposed to government fire and joins his unit. they peek around corners, fire at government soldiers. and shout insults at them. "i joined this revolt because of the tyranny and for religion, because for 40 years we have been oppressed" says this sniper, who painted furniture before the war. the fighting has left this once beautiful city devastated. historic mosques destroyed, bread lines, gas shortages, power outages. this was one of the only hospitals residents say available to the opposition. now that it's been destroyed, the rebels could only provide the most basic of first aid for their wounded. this clinic operates in secret. it, too, could be bombed. nurses change bannedages by flashlight. medical supp
MSNBC
Dec 14, 2012 9:00am PST
the phone -- sorry. joining me today in set in new york city, the golden strip, michael eric dyson, host of nbc, melissa harris perry from the nation, and ari melbourne, columnist for the washington post and msnbc contributor jonathan capehart. this is, unfortunately, something that is tha has happened a number of times this year. an ongoing national nightmare, these shootings that take place. i guess my first question is an unfolding situation. certainly we are getting more details there. there may be more bodies in the school. we don't know yet. melissa, i go to you first as a mother when you hear about this, and, you know, the ages of these children here. we're talking about an elementary school. it is a moment, obviously, for self-reflection, but also a sense that when is enough going to be enough in terms of violence in this country? >> we have to be careful because this is an unfolding event. we don't know what all the stories are, but essential as a parent -- but not just as a parent. for every one of us who sends, you know, our mom off for the day or our spouse off or our k
MSNBC
Dec 14, 2012 1:00pm PST
because his mother is a teacher. >> exactly. when i worked at the new york city schools after 9/11, we needed to take a very wholistic approach to this as we move forward and think of the needs of the children, this community, the teachers. this is going to be a long process of healing. there will be all kinds of great resources for people in terms of how do you talk with your children, how you move forward, how you answer their questions. certainly the school district will have to look for additional resources. joan and i were just talking about this. i hope nobody says that the school doesn't deserve whatever it is that they need to make sure there are counselors available so everyone can move forward and, you know, across this country children are going to have questions and parents are going to have to figure out how to talk with their children about what's happened. when children see something like this, they experience it very differently than we do as adults. keeping an eye on your children, if they have questions, responding to those questions but having that wholistic approach
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 6:00pm PST
. mostly in new york city for benghazi is really a stretch. she was the werngs who went out on sunday television. and she said today to brian williams that she is not blameless. i think there was a lack of care with the talking points and the republicans seized on it and claims she was being political and trying to be political at a key point in the presidential election campaign, which she strongly denies. >> but you're saying that the president's statements to that effect were not enough because they were not backed up with essentially procedural support for her to be fighting these attacks that could have happened had he nominated her. >> once she's nominated she is armed with the white house counsel's office-w every wise person, man or woman in washington who would be assigned to her to get her through the nomination process. but she was left -- she said she didn't feel that she's a victim here, but she certainly did acknowledge to brian that she thinks politics played a part. and i don't think there's any way to deny that. now, the fact that he had an alternative nominee who is s
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 11:00pm PST
. everything is about jersey. it's always been overlooked. it's a commuter city. all of a sudden it's in the foreground, and sandy is the biggest tragedy in the country for a lot of people, and who is leading it? this big guy with a real jersey attitude. every time we talk to him now we're talking president. >> there's a reason all those wall street financiers were begging chris christie to run last time, because they thought he could win, and i think if he had run this time, he had -- he could have got all those blue collar guys in michigan, all the blue collar guys in ohio, all the blue collar guys in wisconsin. he's a blue collar guy, and he would have won the south anyway. he would have been a great candidate. the question is is -- >> when did you start saying this? >> i said it on your show. the question is in four years can he maintain that. >> let's not talk about four years. let's talk about right now. don't do that. don't do what you just said. this is what it looks like right now. >> right now he would be a great candidate. >> shrummy, let's talk about culture. you're a student of
MSNBC
Dec 14, 2012 2:00am PST
, rebels announced they made very important gains on the outskirts of the city of aleppo and the capital damascus. in aleppo they're reporting to have taken over a military base belonging to the regime and in damascus, they've taken over a military installation on the outside of that country's airport. that also links to the issue of outside support for the syrian regime, including russia which says it will stand by president bashar al assad despite comments yesterday from a senior russian official acknowledging that in fact president ais losing control of that country to the opposition. as you mentioned today, the united states sent a symbolic show of force to turkey and nato member along with the dutch government. they have now deployed patriotic missiles, a defense system that will include 400 american operators to work that system for the turkish government. lynn? >> ayman, thanks so much. >>> back here at home after taking herself out of the running as secretary of state, susan rice is keeping her eye on ball, meeting with the president at the white house today. on twitter l
MSNBC
Dec 14, 2012 12:00pm PST
imagine whether we're parents or not but certainly as parenparen getting the call. most parents probably at work. some may have worked in new york city which is about 60 miles away. they're rushing here and also word that many of the law enforcement or the first responders that were at the school knew or had their own children in this school that they were also trying to cope with so this really does hit home in many ways as we always hear. but any small community or any community anywhere throughout this country can imagine the pain and can imagine the tragic feelings that are unfolding in this town at this hour. >> michelle, do we have any information on how the shooter was able to actually enter the school? >> no. we don't have any details like that so far. i would imagine that we are hearing -- we're going to get more word in the next half hour as the governor and law enforcement hold another press briefing but the initial reports is that he entered the school. he was wearing all black. two handguns. and that he made his way to the school room where his mom taught. that's what we kno
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 10:00pm PST
have had to have the conversation with teenaged boys that it is different for them out there. >> right. jordan never believed it was different. as i was raised as a child in new york city from queens new york right here. i never had that problem. i was a child of the 60s and 70s. there was a lot of love and neighbors when you did something bad, your mother and father knew about it before you got home because the neighbors they told on you and they hoped protect you. he said dad, i have a lot of friends. all of my friends they are all colors. boss knee yan. irish you name it. i'm not going to let things that happened in america make me be something that i'm not. he was the type of child that was raised to be everything. we didn't raise him to have a great fear. we never did. >> in florida there seem to be two things that come together. determination. state government carrying these loaded weapons and this stand your ground law. the notion that there comes a moment where you have a right to pull a trigger and it is up to citizens to pull that trigger. it seems that as much as anything el
MSNBC
Dec 14, 2012 3:00am PST
. the whole city was flooded for a long time. >> a lot of people left. >> a lot of people left. it upended everybody's lives. the rest of america came out and said we can't lose the soul of america, and this country dug down deep and helped us a lot. and the people of new orleans always remember that. we have in the past seven years done amazing things. the people of new orleans -- and you'll find the people here are going to be the same way -- they're tough, resilient, not going to give up, and they're going to keep going. and we're rebuilding the city. and we're getting accolades for the work that we've done. we're getting ready to host the super bowl in a couple of months. we've hosted more super bowls than any other place. and the city of new orleans is steaming we ha we have won accolades for the work we have done. the people in new orleans really feel like they want to pay back what happened. i mean, one of the interesting stories is one of the first thing is to help us with the rockaways, folks up here steamed down to new orleans. so the people of new orleans wanted to say,
MSNBC
Dec 14, 2012 10:00am PST
detectors. they are the exception, not the rule in public schools in america. they tend to be in big cities. 234 areas where there has been a problem with guns, knives, other weapons of the past. very few elementary schools in america have metal detectors. >> thank you very much, pete williams. i know you are going to continue reporting. connecticut state police are going to be reporting. we're talking about so far 26 dead, 18 children, we believe, eight or possibly nine adults. we don't know according to pete as to whether one of those adults was the shooter himself, second person has at least been detained for questioning. was seen running away from the school. don't know if that person was involved, and law enforcement officials there, the connecticut state police, have the lead as well as local officials with the assist of the fbi, the governor malloy is on the scene. any other information? >> we do know that the governor has been many communication with president obama. we also know at this point that it is expected. it is likely that the president will have? sg to say about this, whet
MSNBC
Dec 14, 2012 8:00am PST
, this is a town about 60 miles from new york city. it covers, newtown about 60 square miles, it's the fifth larger town in the state. back to chris and clint, we know what's happening inside according to reports, but also outside, they have requested that parents come and gather their kids. the question to you, clint, might be, is now the right time for that and what does that tell you, the fact that they're asking parents to actually come to the site? is there the children are going to be scared, frightened, they don't know what took place, unfortunately, even though our children see murders take place, see shootings take place on television, this is real life. so i think what they want to do is satisfy the urgent need for parents, number one, 20 know their children are safe and to put those children back in the arms of their parents, their care givers again so that family situation, that loving family situation can help get them past this. there's going to be cadhallenge children are going to suffer ptsd in this. >> stand by one second, clint, as you know, we're getting information
MSNBC
Dec 14, 2012 2:00pm PST
like big cities. >> the lieutenant can certainly tell you. he's a newtown officer. >> -- to see this tragedy. gibe how it has impacted you personally, not only as a law enforcement officer, as a person. >> as a person the first thing i thought about was my own children. >> talk right in here. >> could you say your name please. >> lieutenant george sinko. >> tell you tell us -- [ inaudible ]. is this the worst that you have seen? >> this is most definitely the worst thing we have had to experience here in town, tragic. but right now we're concerned about the families of the victims. our officers are professional and we will deal with this as well. >> can you describe the scene with the patients. is there a place where people are getting together and are there counselors with them? >> the local hospital has offered their crisis intervention counselors. they will be available at reed intermediate school and they're available right now if need be and they will be there all weekend. >> is there a place where parents are gathering? and what's that -- can you describe that? >> the parents c
MSNBC
Dec 14, 2012 11:00am PST
york city particularly want the move to because great school systems, lots of grass. in fact, my wife commented seeing the video how big the school was for just 600 elementary school kids. sandy hook is a small village which is part of newtown. it's a place that for when i grew up there didn't have a movie theater. it's that kind of a place. it's a very quiet bedroom community. very close-knit community. not a lot of activities. because it is so far in to a rural area. but, you know, when i heard on the radio that this happened in newtown, connecticut, i was shocked because not that it can't happen anywhere but these things don't happen in this kind of an environment. you know, my town, danbury, my hometown, they were on lockdown. there's places like new fairfield and new milford, my mother lives in oxford ten minutes from the school and imagine a state that's not accustomed to type of disaster is really up in arms over and just fear. i mean, i'm a father of two boys. and the first thing i thought of was, i can't imagine a parent going up to school, particularly in this area, fin
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 8:00pm PST
corporation cited four companies motivated by right to work, but the companies were already located in indiana and had a long history with the state. busche had been in the state since 1997. steel dynamics was already in 19 indiana cities. seal corp. usa expanded because of $340,000 in economic incentives. whayne supply company expanded operations after the state of indiana provided $450,000 in refunds. yet all four of these companies were cited as examples of how right to work brought jobs to the state of indiana. governor mitch daniels specifically said mbc group created jobs in indiana because of right to work. that's false. the mbc group denied it. the truth is not a single company says it came to indiana because of right to work, according to the report. there is more. indiana has been losing jobs to states that don't have right to work laws. manitowoc is closing its indiana facility and moving to cleveland, ohio. diamond foods is closing its indiana facility and going west to california. whirlpool is moving jobs to michigan. a decision that was obviously made before michigan's
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